The book offers an exploration of education through a sociological lens. It presents a comprehensive analysis of the complex interplay between education and society.
The volume goes beyond the classroom, exploring the intersections of education with broader social realities. It draws attention on sociological concepts such as social change, social stratification, social organization, democracy and national integration, sociology and urbanization, gender, media and language.Through an incisive analysis of inequality, marginalization, and educational policies, which lead to transformative practices that promote equity and social justice.The book also focuses on Western and Indian thinkers who played a prominent role in social change and education in society.
Contributors of this book are academicians from diverse disciplines, and they are experts in their respective areas which makes it an essential resource for all interested readers and stakeholders.
Dr. Shyamsundar Bairagyaisan Associate Professor, Department of Education, Vinaya Bhavana, Visva Bharati. He served as Head and Professor in Education of the University of Gour Banga, Malda, West Bengal. He held the position of Registrar (A/C) and Officiating Vice Chancellor of the University of Gour Banga.Dr. Bairagyahas supervised seventeen Ph.D. scholars. He has to his credit more thaneighty papers in reputed journals and books. His thrust areas of teaching are Research Methodology, Educational Technology, Economics of Education, Educational Sociology and Environmental Education.
Dr. Sridipa Sinha is aProfessor, Department of Education, University of Calcutta. She has more than 20 years of teaching and research experience and written a good number of research papers in her area of specialization with deep insight and has been involved in the study and analysis of the different facets and problems of modern education. Prof. Sinha has been the Principal Investigator of notable research projects funded by ICSSR and UGC.